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Ernesto Akabá
Ernesto Akabá
Born 1947, in Arecibo, lives in San Juan,
Ernesto Akabá
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
critical of society

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Printmaking
Digital, Computer Art

well known for his jazz paintings and his tributes to Pablo Casals

eakaba.com

Celia Altschuler
Celia Altschuler
Born 1954, in Mayagüez, lives in Hatillo,
Celia Altschuler
expressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media




Alfonso Arana
Alfonso Arana
Born 1927, in New York, born Alfonso Meléndez Arana, deceased 2005, in Paris, France,
Alfonso Arana
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting

founder of the Arana Foundation

wikipedia.org

Myrna Báez
Myrna Báez
Born 1931, in Santurce, deceased 2018, in San Juan,
Myrna Báez
abstract
expressionistic
(post-)feministic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking
Sculpture

a Latin American master

mapr.org
Fallece Myrna Báez (endi.com)

José Balay Ruiz
Born 1958, in Ponce, aka Balay or José Balay, lives in Ponce,
José Balay Ruiz
abstract
expressionistic
impressionistic
surrealistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking



jbalayrpintor.es.tl

Diógenes Ballester
Diógenes Ballester
Born 1956, in Ponce, lives in New York and Ponce,
Diógenes Ballester
expressionistic
abstract
realistic
social

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking



prdream.com
hoast.org
El Nuevo Día review of 2008 exhibition at MAPR
diogenes-ballester.com

Emilia Barrientos
Emilia Barrientos
Born 1985, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Emilia del Mar Barrientos Torres has a Puerto Rican mother and a Guatemalan father; lives in San Juan,
Emilia Barrientos
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



emiliabarrientos.carbonmade.com

Félix Bonilla Gerena
Félix Bonilla Gerena
Born 1968, in Utuado, lives in Aguadilla,
Félix Bonilla Gerena
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing



tripoligallery.com

Gloria Bosa Osorio

expressionistic

Painting
Collage
Drawing



Article in El Nuevo Periódico, 2011

Williams Carmona
Williams Carmona
Born 1967, in Pinar del Río, Cuba, lives in Guaynabo, in Puerto Rico since 1992,
Williams Carmona
surrealistic
expressionistic

Painting



www.williamscarmona.com

Amanda Carmona Bosch
Amanda Carmona Bosch
Born 1956, in Río Piedras, lives in San Juan and other places,
Amanda Carmona Bosch
expressionistic
automatistic

Painting
Mixed Media



Resumé (pdf)
mag Multi Art Group (online portfolio)

Ada Carmona Rivera
Ada Carmona Rivera
Born 1959, in Panama, Puerto Rican parents; studied in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico,
Ada Carmona Rivera
surrealistic
expressionistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting

member of Mujeres Artistas de Puerto Rico, Liga de Damas de todas las naciones (NY) and Latin International Regional Artists (NY)

aapprinc.org

Raphael Angel Collazo
Raphael Angel Collazo
Born 1943, in San Juan, moved to New York in 1944, grew up on Lower East Side, deceased 1990, in New York,
Raphael Angel Collazo
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



rcollazo.org

Papo Colo
Papo Colo
Born 1946, in San Juan, lives in New York; born Francisco Colon Quintero,
Papo Colo
expressionistic
critical of society
conceptual

Performance
Painting
Photography
Drawing
Audio, Sound

Co-founder and artistic director of Exit Art, New York; founder and artistic director of Trickster Theater; curator, designer and poetic writer

exitart.org
trickstertheater.org
artfacts.net
papocolo.com

Wilmer Colón Echevarría
Wilmer Colón Echevarría
Born 1963, in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, studio in Caguas,
Wilmer Colón Echevarría
expressionistic
figurative

Mixed Media
Painting

director of Yagrumal Art & Culture Magazine, correspondent for Francachela magazine

absolutearts.com
francachela.org

Cecilio Colón Guzmán
Cecilio Colón Guzmán
Born 1959, in Barranquitas, lives in Puerto Rico,
Cecilio Colón Guzmán
expressionistic
(post-)pop art

Painting



ceciarte.com

Miguel Conesa Osuna
Miguel Conesa Osuna
Born 1952, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Miguel Conesa Osuna
surrealistic
realistic
expressionistic
abstract

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Digital, Computer Art
Sculpture



ponce.inter.edu
recent works

Mayra Cordova Amy
Born in Santurce, lives in Old San Juan,
Mayra Cordova Amy
decorative
expressionistic
abstract
figurative

Painting



geocities.com (images of works)

Carlos D. Correa Salas
Carlos D. Correa Salas
Born 1964, in Santiago, Chile, studied in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Carlos D. Correa Salas
figurative
expressionistic
erotic, sexual
conceptual
abstract
spiritual

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting
Sculpture
Video, Film



freebornstudio.carbonmade.com

Moisés Cruz Báez
Moisés Cruz Báez
Born 1986, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Moisés Cruz Báez
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graffiti
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Painting




Raymond Cruz Corchado
Raymond Cruz Corchado
Born 1968, in Humacao,
Raymond Cruz Corchado
expressionistic

Painting



raymondcruzcorchado.com

Lydia Cubano
Lydia Cubano
Born in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, grew up in Puerta de Tierra; now lives in the country side,
Lydia Cubano
expressionistic
abstract
figurative

Painting



puertadetierra.com

Nini de la Torre
Nini de la Torre
Born 1959, in Havanna, Cuba, born Isabel de la Torre; lives in Puerto Rico,
Nini de la Torre
expressionistic
spiritual

Painting



ninidelatorre.com

María de Mater O'Neill
Born 1960, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico; aka Marimater O'Neill,
María de Mater O'Neill
expressionistic
(post-)feministic

Painting



marimateroneill.com
Lehman CUNY group show

Bárbara Díaz Tapia
Bárbara Díaz Tapia
Born 1984, in Bayamón, lives in Guaynabo,
Bárbara Díaz Tapia
figurative
(post-)feministic
critical of society
de(con)structive
expressionistic

Photography
Multi Media
Video, Film
Painting
Drawing



Video of 2008 show in San Juan

Calin Dover Tarrats
Calin Dover Tarrats
Born 1969, in Bronx, New York, aka Janielsabe and DJ Reagan; lives in San Juan,
Calin Dover Tarrats
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
political
social

Mixed Media
Painting
Audio, Sound



Résumé (pdf)

Elizam Escobar
Elizam Escobar
Born 1948, in Ponce, lives in San Juan after 19 years of political imprisonment,
Elizam Escobar
expressionistic
political
critical of society

Painting

dean of the Painting Department of the School of Fine Arts (Escuela de Artes Plásticas) in San Juan, Puerto Rico

artfacts.net
wikipedia.org
El Nuevo Día article, November 2007
El Nuevo Día report 2007

 Exor
Exor
aka Sir Exor One, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, brother of graffiti artist Mero, member of SWAT (Soul and Wisdom Aesthetics Theory)
 Exor
architectural, urbanistic
conceptual
critical of society
expressionistic
political
social

Graffiti
Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Photography
Painting
Video, Film

colaborates with art magazine Con Boca

graffiti.org
myspace.com/exor1
works on youtube.com

Carlos Fajardo
Carlos Fajardo
Born 1953, in Mayagüez, Carlos Fajardo Heyliger lived in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, deceased 2017,
Carlos Fajardo
(post-)pop art
critical of society
expressionistic
figurative
political
realistic
social
humoristic

Painting
Drawing
Fake Art



msa-x.org
Obituary 2017

Meme Ferré
Meme Ferré
Born 1956, in Miami, FL, grew up between Miami and Ponce, lives in Miami Beach, FL and Adjuntas, Puerto Rico; niece of MAP founder Luis A. Ferré,
Meme Ferré
abstract
expressionistic
architectural, urbanistic
realistic

Painting
Photography
Mixed Media



memeferre.com

Raimundo Figueroa
Raimundo Figueroa
Born 1957, in San Juan,
Raimundo Figueroa
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media
Photography
Printmaking



raimundofigueroa.com

Guillermo Figuoli
Born in Argentina, lives in San Juan,
expressionistic
abstract

Painting




Jaime Fournier
Born 1935, in San Juan,
Jaime Fournier
expressionistic

Painting




Daniel Garcia
Daniel Garcia
Born 1967, in Miami Beach, Florida, Puerto Rican parents, lives in Miami,
Daniel Garcia
abstract
expressionistic

Sculpture
Drawing
Painting



dgarciaart.com
Interview on blogspot.com

Domingo García Dávila
Domingo García Dávila
Born 1932, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, aka DOMINGO; lives in Santurce,
Domingo García Dávila
expressionistic
(post-)pop art
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Printmaking



artefoundation.com
absolutearts.com/portfolios/d/domingo/
obragaleria.com
puertoricofineartsgallery.com
Resumé (pdf)

Martín García Rivera
Born 1960, in Arecibo,
figurative
expressionistic

Printmaking
Painting




Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez
Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez

Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez
expressionistic
social

Drawing
Painting



garcia-gonzalez.com
garcia-gonzalez.blogspot.com

José González
José González
Born 1982, in Bronx, New York, José Antonio González Pérez, aka Elpho, Elph One and Kuyu (tattoos); raised in Caguas, lives in Río Piedras and Caguas,
José González
social
figurative
humoristic
(post-)pop art
expressionistic
surrealistic

Graffiti
Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media

member of graffiti crews CBA FRESH and HTO; is also a tattoo artist

myspace.com/elpho_uno

José Graziani-Waldy
Born 1973, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
José Graziani-Waldy
expressionistic

Painting




Edwin Guevarez Blanco
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in Hato Rey,
expressionistic
abstract

Painting




José Hermitanho
José Hermitanho
Born 1948, in Guayanilla, José Hermitaño Lugo Bulted lives in San Juan,
José Hermitanho
neorealistic
erotic, sexual
figurative
expressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture



hermitanho.artelista.com
cayomecenas.com
artistasdelatierra.com

Ivonne Hurley
Ivonne Hurley
Born 1955, lives in Houston, TX,
Ivonne Hurley
expressionistic

Painting

ran the galleries 778 and URI in San Juan


Marcos Irizarry
Born 1936, in Mayagüez, aka Marcos Yrizarry; worked mainly in Madrid and Ibiza, deceased 1995, in San Juan,
Marcos Irizarry
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Printmaking

Irizarry is part of the permanent collection of the MuSA in Mayagüez

uprm.edu (MuSA news)
artefoundation.com

Domingo Izquierdo
Born 1931, in Arecibo, lives in Colombia,
Domingo Izquierdo
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Sculpture




José Lerma
José Lerma
Born 1971, in Seville, Spain, Puerto Rican father, grew up in Dorado, Puerto Rico, lives in Brooklyn, NY; born José Rodríguez Lerma, aka Tete,
José Lerma
humoristic
conceptual
expressionistic

Drawing
Painting
Installation



joselerma.com
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY

Ricardo Marrero
Ricardo Marrero
Born 1959, in Santurce, lives in Puerto Nuevo (San Juan), Puerto Rico,
Ricardo Marrero
figurative
expressionistic
realistic

Painting



Resumé

Melvin Martínez
Melvin Martínez
Born 1976, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Melvin Martínez
expressionistic

Painting



Prize winner 2005 (painting)
artnet.de (Walter Otero Gallery)
dlfinearts.com
Resumé on yvon-lambert.com
yvon-lambert.com

Oscar L. Martínez
Oscar L. Martínez
Born 1952, in Maraguez, Ponce, lives in the Chicago area,
Oscar L. Martínez
abstract
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Mural
Multi Media
Photography
Sculpture

was part of Chicago mural movement

oscarmartinez.com

Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
Born 1962, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in San Francisco CA,
Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
expressionistic
figurative
social

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Printmaking
Painting



Website
Resumé

Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
Born 1971, in San Juan, lives in Guaynabo,
Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
abstract
expressionistic
geometrical

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé (pdf)

Annelisse Molini
Born 1966, in San Juan,
Annelisse Molini
expressionistic

Drawing
Painting
Installation
Mixed Media



Resumé

Michael Morris
Michael Morris
Born 1954, in Aguadilla, full name Michael Joseph Morris-Zamora, lives in Bayamón,
Michael Morris
abstract
expressionistic

Painting

founding member of Encuentro Artistas Boricuas, a group that organizes group show of Puerto Rican artists in Puerto Rico and abroad

artemorris.com
artwanted.com (portfolio)
Encuentro Artistas Boricuas

Cecilia Orta

Cecilia Orta
expressionistic

Painting




Carlos Osorio
Born 1927, in Caguas, deceased 1984, in San Juan,
Carlos Osorio
abstract
figurative
expressionistic

Printmaking
Painting




Betsy Padín
Betsy Padín
Born 1933, in Quantico, Virginia, USA, lives in Puerto Rico,
expressionistic
abstract

Painting




Muñeca Parra Del Toro
Muñeca Parra Del Toro
Born in San Juan, aka MuñeKa; lives in San Juan,
Muñeca Parra Del Toro
expressionistic
figurative
decorative

Painting



Resumé (pdf)

Alexander Percy
Alexander Percy
Born 1977, in Santurce, lives in New York since 2005,
Alexander Percy
expressionistic
abstract

Painting



http://www.alexanderpercy.com

Rigoberto Quintana
Rigoberto Quintana
Born 1965, in Matanzas, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico since 1998,
Rigoberto Quintana
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing



couturiergallery.com

Nora Quintero
Nora Quintero
Born 1951, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan,
Nora Quintero
abstract
(post-)feministic
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media

connected to Liga de Arte, CAPP and women artist groups

Resumé

Peter Radosta
Born 1971, in Glens Falls, New York, resides in Puerto Rico,
Peter Radosta
architectural, urbanistic
conceptual
de(con)structive
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic
political
social
spiritual

Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



radostaart.com

Gamaliel Ramirez
Gamaliel Ramirez
Born 1949, in Bronx, NY, has been living in Chicago since 1955,
Gamaliel Ramirez
surrealistic
abstract
critical of society
cubism
erotic, sexual
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic
political
realistic
social

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Performance
Printmaking
Sculpture
Mural

pioneer of Chicago-based Latino art, art instructor since 1971

puertoricanpower.net
praachicago.org
gamalielramirez.net

Ricardo Ramírez
Ricardo Ramírez
Born 1958, in Santurce, lives in Paris, France,
Ricardo Ramírez
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Printmaking
Photography



viotagallery.com

Aixa Requena
Aixa Requena
Born 1951, in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Aixa Requena
(post-)feministic
expressionistic
realistic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Video, Film
Mixed Media
Photography



artfacts.net
portal.unesco.org/culture/
universia.pr
El Nuevo Día article 2008
Lehman CUNY show 2001
Aixa Requena website

Angélica Rivera
Born 1973, in San Juan, lives in Texas, USA,
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Noin Rivera
Born 1966, in Arecibo, lives in Camuy,
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture




Angel Rivera Morales
Angel Rivera Morales
Born 1981, in Hato Rey, Angel Ivan Rivera Morales has his studio in Caimito (Río Piedras, San Juan) and lives in Barranquitas,
Angel Rivera Morales
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



portrait on gallery website

Rafael Rivera Rosa
Rafael Rivera Rosa
Born 1942, in Comerío,
Rafael Rivera Rosa
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
social

Painting
Digital, Computer Art



rafaelriverarosa.com

Arnaldo Roche Rabell
Arnaldo Roche Rabell
Born 1955, in Santurce, lives in Puerto Rico,
Arnaldo Roche Rabell
expressionistic

Painting



arnaldoroche.com

Edgard Rodríguez Luiggi
Born 1968, in Arecibo, lives in Puerto Rico; married to MAC director Marianne Ramírez Aponte,
Edgard Rodríguez Luiggi
realistic
expressionistic

Painting
Installation




Arnaldo Roman
Arnaldo Roman
Born 1974, in Ponce, Daniel Arnaldo Roman lives in Bayamón,
Arnaldo Roman
(post-)pop art
expressionistic
generative

Painting
Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art

runs online magazine Trance Liquido with Lilliam Nieves

arnaldoroman.net
editor of tranceliquido.com

Francisco Rosado
Francisco Rosado
Born 1972, in Hato Rey, San Juan, Francisco Javier Rosado Montañez grew up in Trujillo Alto, then lived in New York and Toronto, established in Chicago since 2002,
Francisco Rosado
abstract
de(con)structive
expressionistic
figurative
social

Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting

moved from music to the arts, was honor student at Escuela de Artes Plásticas

saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/
chicagocityarts.org
Resumé at chicagocityarts.com

Gustavo Santiago
Gustavo Santiago
Born 1968, in Mayagüez, lives in Arecibo,
Gustavo Santiago
expressionistic
figurative

Drawing
Painting




Magda Santiago
Magda Santiago
Born 1964, in San Juan, lives in Santurce,
Magda Santiago
neosymbolic
expressionistic

Graffiti
Digital, Computer Art
Painting
Textile



obragaleria.com
absolutearts.com

Tere Sanz
Tere Sanz
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón,
Tere Sanz
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing



teresanz.com

Magali Schwartzkopff
Magali Schwartzkopff
Born 1963, in San Juan, grew up in Puerto Rico, moved to Switzerland in 1991,
Magali Schwartzkopff
expressionistic
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media



magali-art.com

Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
Born 1948, in Bayamón, lives in Bayamón; aka RMSerrano,
Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
figurative
decorative
abstract
expressionistic

Sculpture
Painting
Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media



Resumé

Carmelo Sobrino
Carmelo Sobrino
Born 1948, in Manatí, lives in San Juan; born Carmelo Martínez Arroyo; father of artist Manuel Martínez Vega,
Carmelo Sobrino
expressionistic
abstract
humoristic
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mural



carmelosobrino.com

Gladiola Sotomayor
Gladiola Sotomayor
Born 1954, in Lares, born Gladys Gonzalez Sotomayor; lives in Manatí, PR and Orlando, FL,
Gladiola Sotomayor
expressionistic
figurative
surrealistic
spiritual

Painting



gladysgsotomayor.com

Jaime Suárez Toro
Born 1946, in San Juan, aka Jaime Suárez,
expressionistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Installation
Painting
Sculpture

co-founder of Grupo Manos 1976 and Casa Candina 1980; artist and architect; uncle of twin brothers Jaime and Javier Suárez Berrocal

casacandina.org

Heryk Tomassini
Heryk Tomassini
Born 1974, in Santurce, lives in Bayamón,
Heryk Tomassini
abstract
expressionistic

Painting



artist website

Beto Torrens
Beto Torrens
Born 1971, in San Juan, Alberto Torrens D'Brasis; lives in Jobos, Isabela,
Beto Torrens
expressionistic
figurative

Painting



galeriayemaya.com
betotorrens.com

Wichie Torres
Wichie Torres
Born 1952, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Wichie Torres
expressionistic
realistic
decorative

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture



wichietorres.com

Jessamine Toste
Jessamine Toste
Born 1970, in Puerto Rico, lived in San Juan, deceased 2012,
Jessamine Toste
expressionistic

Painting



jessaminetoste.com

Orlando Vallejo
Born 1955, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Orlando Vallejo
expressionistic
abstract

Painting



orlandovallejo.com

Sebastián Vallejo
Sebastián Vallejo
Born 1982, in San Juan, Sebastián A. Vallejo Rivera lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Sebastián Vallejo
abstract
expressionistic

Printmaking
Mixed Media
Painting
Drawing



sebastianvallejo.com

José Luis Vargas
José Luis Vargas
Born 1965, in San Juan, brother of José Antonio Vargas, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Luis Vargas
surrealistic
expressionistic

Painting
Audio, Sound



geocities.com
Rotund World
museodehistoriasobrenatural.com

Mark Vinsun
Mark Vinsun
Born 1961, in Cape Code, Mass., USA, aka Marco; lives in New York City, Mother Puerto Rican, father English
Mark Vinsun
expressionistic
abstract
figurative
impressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media



gallery-worldwide.com
leonidesarts.com

David Zayas
Born in Ponce, lives in Río Piedras,
expressionistic
abstract
critical of society

Painting
Graffiti



unzayaspordia.tumblr.com

Jorge Zeno
Born 1956, in Washington D.C., moved to Puerto Rico at age three; lives in San Juan,
Jorge Zeno
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Sculpture



botello.com

Isa Zorrilla
Isa Zorrilla
Born 1951, in San Juan, aka Isabel Zorrilla, lives in Manatí and San Juan,
Isa Zorrilla
expressionistic
figurative

Glass
Painting

member of Grupo Eko and Factor 5



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